fc6 update with yum/pup

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 20 14:04:41 UTC 2006

John Weatherwax wrote:
> Hello,
>    Sorry if this is a bit vague but I'm witting this at work and trying 
> to remember as much as I can ... I'm trying to use the excellent redhat 
> updating utilities (yum/pup).
>    When I try to run yum/pup to update my newly installed fc6 distro, I 
> get unresolved dependencies involving qt-*, and both programs refuse to 
> do an update because of the required dependencies.  I tried to find the 
> version of qt requested at the Trolltech web sight but it looks like 
> they have moved to version 4.+ (maybe I just didn't look hard enough?).  
> Is there a way I can have yum/pup install the versions needed and then 
> complete the rest of the update?
>    It would be nice if these programs would install the other packages 
> that are in need of an update but don't require the "external", 
> libraries etc.  Is there a command line switch for this?
>    Thanks for any words supplied,
>    John

Can you post the output of yum update? Is this a fresh installation? Are 
you using any third party repositories?


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